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Loving Spoonful Fundraising Goal Surpassed & Collects Over 47,000 lbs of Food

Loving Spoonful Fundraising Goal Surpassed & Collects Over 47,000 lbs of Food

| 2015/01/14

Local charity Loving Spoonful has reported that in 2014, they collected over 47,000 lbs of healthy, perishable food that was delivered to 25 Kingston locations that serve people in need. According to the organization, every pound of food reclaimed provides the healthy food that creates one meal that was distributed to shelters, meal programs, drop-in [...]

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Kingston Humane Society Issues Pet Cold Weather Warning

Kingston Humane Society Issues Pet Cold Weather Warning

| 2015/01/07

It’s the time of year we have come to know – bitter cold temperatures along with snowy and icy streets. The Kingston Humane Society would like to remind people who care for animals that this time of year may pose threats to their furry friends. Prolonged exposure to temperatures below freezing may cause hypothermia in [...]

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Helicopter Dispatched to Rescue Stranded Boaters

Helicopter Dispatched to Rescue Stranded Boaters

| 2015/01/05

According to the Canadian Press, a military search and rescue helicopter from CFB Trenton has been dispatched to rescue three boaters who are stranded on the Brother Islands, just southwest of the Kingston airport in Lake Ontario. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre stated having received a call at approximately 11:30 am on Monday from the [...]

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Low Income Households Can Save Money on Recreation and Transit

Low Income Households Can Save Money on Recreation and Transit

| 2015/01/02

City offering subsidies for monthly bus passes, recreation, and the cost of spay/neutering pets

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Youth 4 Youth Arts Showcase at Calvin Park School

Youth 4 Youth Arts Showcase at Calvin Park School

| 2014/12/16

Calvin Park Public School will stage a multi-arts show entitled, “Youth 4 Youth” Tuesday, December 16 and  Wednesday, December 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. This year, the students have created an ‘Evening of the Arts‘ to raise money and awareness for Home-Based Housing and other local youth services. Over seventy-five Calvin Park students (from every program: [...]

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Kingston Teen Reports Being Approached by Male Driver

Kingston Teen Reports Being Approached by Male Driver

| 2014/12/11

Teen approached Thursday, December 11th near Bagot Street and Charles Street

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Local Musical Instrument Lending Charity CrowdSourcing for Funds

Local Musical Instrument Lending Charity CrowdSourcing for Funds

| 2014/12/08

Online fund raiser must reach its goal by December 12, 2014

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Food Policy Council for KFL&A Seeking New Members

Food Policy Council for KFL&A Seeking New Members

| 2014/12/02

The Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington is seeking three to four new members to join the Council. “The Food Policy Council for KFL&A is working to create a healthy, food-secure region with sustainable local agriculture and equitable access to adequate, healthy food,” says Mara Shaw, Co-Chair of the Food Policy [...]

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Kingston Humane Society Hosting Open House and Adoption Event

Kingston Humane Society Hosting Open House and Adoption Event

| 2014/11/27

Society launching Home for the Holidays event on Saturday, December 6th

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Santa Claus Parade 2014 Award Winners Announced

Santa Claus Parade 2014 Award Winners Announced

| 2014/11/25

The Santa Parade Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the awards for the 2014 Nighttime Santa Parade. “It’s always hard to pick out the ‘best’ from the parade. Every float is incredible in its own way,” said Elizabeth Savill, volunteer chair of the Judge’s Committee. “The caliber of entries in the nighttime parade [...]

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